The median contractor rate for a Performance Tester was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Performance Tester
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 65 58
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Performance Tester 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.46% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £375 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £400 £355
% change year-on-year -14.06% +12.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 619 627 602
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 93.93% 95.73% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 430 414
Median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 33
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +63.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £54.50 £36.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Performance Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire that featured Performance Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Tester in Wiltshire

Performance Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Performance Tester in Wiltshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Tester in Wiltshire

Performance Tester
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Tester within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +2 3 £375 +15.38%
Performance Tester
South West

Performance Tester Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Performance Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wiltshire region featuring Performance Tester in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Metrics

Performance Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP